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  • Just bought the Big Fig Castle...

    Low and behold it comes with batteries, but no instructions..??? How do I turn it on??? Anyone know where the switch is??? Anyone know what it does??? I presume it lights up. If someone happens to be in the Park soon, maybe you could swing by Disneyana and ask???

    Any help would be appreciated!
    Mom, remember, it's not what a person is like on the outside that counts,
    it's what they are like in their HEART!


    - Wolfette

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    Re: Just bought the Big Fig Castle...

    None of you guys can help...??? I'm still looking with no luck, I feel kinda silly, but I'd really like to see this thing light up (found that much out on E-bay)!
    Mom, remember, it's not what a person is like on the outside that counts,
    it's what they are like in their HEART!


    - Wolfette

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    • #3
      Re: Just bought the Big Fig Castle...

      Hi the battery compartment is underneath and is a BIG pain to put the batteries in , thought for sure I was going to break something and of course I was subborn and wanted down NOW and did it myself.
      The switch is on the right side facing on the side of the castle under the box shapped cut tree. It lights up beautifully! Also have you noticed the wind up key sticking out of the lower back of the castle , wind it up for the music!
      I too was confused with No instructions!

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      • #4
        Re: Just bought the Big Fig Castle...

        Congrats on the purchase!

        I haven't seen the Castle. It must be beautiful.

        While in the Disneyana store last week (numerous times), I was eyeing the TomorrowLand big-fig. Alas, we left with none.

        There's always our Easter trip!

        Enjoy!

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        • #5
          Re: Just bought the Big Fig Castle...

          Wolfette found the fricking switch...of course! Now the music box part of it doesn't work right......Think Wolfman might have had something to do with that last night when he was putting it together! He broke off Tink's wings also, but I fixed that part.
          Mom, remember, it's not what a person is like on the outside that counts,
          it's what they are like in their HEART!


          - Wolfette

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          • #6
            Re: Just bought the Big Fig Castle...

            Nevermind, found some pics Congrats on the new piece.
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            • #7
              Re: Just bought the Big Fig Castle...

              I am glad you got it together, I was sort of fustrated that something so costly would not have instructions. I have recieved other Disney items eg: Elliott from MSEP WDCC collection that had specific instructs even as to where not to grab the mdse for it was delicate. And even some of the packaging on old Big Figs stating how to remove from packaging and what areas not to pull out of the styrofoam by.
              I recieved mine from my dd and son in law for my 50th b'day and didnt unpackage it till I was back home , I just kept hoping that all was intact and nothing was wrong with it, To get the batteries in I had to lay on a cushion with upper turrents propped and padded by throw pillows to tip to get to the battery compartment.

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              • #8
                Re: Just bought the Big Fig Castle...

                omg! it's so funny you ask that question!!!!

                I got the Big Fig Castle back in July, and was
                so excited to get it out of the box at home.

                In my pursuit to install the batteries, and the
                lack of instructions, I began to unscrew what
                appeared to be the battery compartment, only
                to discover that the were the the screws that
                held the music box and it's key in place. UGGGGHH!!!

                It was a bear to rescrew the loose music box
                back in place inside the castle UUUUGGGGGGHHHHHH!!!!

                For the light switches (yes, there are 2 separate switches)
                They are on either side of the castle, just below the Square Trees.

                As you are looking at the front of the castle, the switch on the
                left side lights the blue lights on the top part of the castle.

                The switch on the right side of the castle is for the lights in the
                castle turrets and the two lanterns on the front of the castle.
                Critter Country's a mess ev'r since the Country Bears were kicked out. Ya can't cover pooh with honey and 'spect people ta like it.
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                • #9
                  Re: Just bought the Big Fig Castle...

                  Pictures Please

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                  • #10
                    Re: Just bought the Big Fig Castle...

                    Big Fig 50th Castle

                    Critter Country's a mess ev'r since the Country Bears were kicked out. Ya can't cover pooh with honey and 'spect people ta like it.
                    An Adventurers It's Time to Put the Spotlight Back on Bring Back the REAL Disney Gallery
                    Life for Me! ~ ~ ~ Melvin, Buff, and Max!!! ~~~~ Dump the Dream Suite!
                    Meese-ka Moose-ka Mice-Chatter!

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                    • #11
                      Re: Just bought the Big Fig Castle...

                      WOW!!!

                      :thumbup:

                      That's terrific!

                      :bow:

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                      • #12
                        Re: Just bought the Big Fig Castle...

                        how much did it cost?

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                        • #13
                          Re: Just bought the Big Fig Castle...

                          Thanks for telling me about the 2 switches, had only found the 1!!!! Now it truly is beautiful all lit up!!!

                          Cost - $275.00, but I had my 20% AP Discount Coupon, so that helped a bit!
                          Mom, remember, it's not what a person is like on the outside that counts,
                          it's what they are like in their HEART!


                          - Wolfette

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                          • #14
                            Re: Just bought the Big Fig Castle...

                            OMG that is too funny I had no clue there was a switch on the left side also! Its even more beautiful with the blue lights . I guess I felt so happy when I found the first switch it never occured to me to look for another one.

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                            • #15
                              Re: Just bought the Big Fig Castle...

                              any pics of it lit up?






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